David W. Steele is an associate partner in the Audit and Assurance Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP working in the Toronto office. He focuses on Independence at PwC and is a part of firm's Professional, Technical, Risk and Quality function.
In 2004, David transferred back to Audit and Assurance after 25 years in the Tax practices of PwC offices in Ontario and Québec. Today he assists the firm's partner responsible for Independence in leading our internal independence consulting and compliance activities.
His major projects have included a firm-wide SEC self-assessment of non-audit services. As well, he has reviewed the PwC Singapore and PwC Malaysia practices in connection with their SEC self-assessment processes.
David earned a BCom degree from the University of Toronto in 1974 and obtained a CA designation in 1976. He joined the firm in 1974 after working as a summer student the year before.